Communities across Daventry District benefit from £20k of rural business funding

More than £20,000 has been shared among four projects in Daventry District as part of a scheme to boost the business offering of community buildings.

Fiver Fest runs from June 26-30

Independent Daventry shops unite to promote town with help of £5 exclusive offers

Daventry’s independent retailers have joined forces to make the town a go-to shopping destination starting with the launch of the Fiver Fest campaign.


REVEALED: 14 top things to do in Northamptonshire

Looking for something to do in Northamptonshire? We have a few ideas here for the best days out in the county.


Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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Fuel is unavailable at Watford Gap Services.

TRAVEL: Northamptonshire petrol station on M1 unable to sell fuel after crash at fuel pumps

A Northamptonshire petrol station on the M1 Southbound has no fuel available following a crash this week.


Proposed move for Daventry village Post Office could see it open seven days a week

The Post Office is proposing to relocate a Daventry village outlet into a local store which could see it open seven days a week with longer hours.


REVEALED: Daventry District to lose five bus routes next month after council funding cut

Five bus routes serving the Daventry area will cease to run next month after the county council pulled the funding plug on public transport subsidies.
Mark McLaughlin

More spending controls could be on the way for Northants County Council

Severe spending controls may have to be imposed for the next two years at Northamptonshire County Council, according to the authority’s finance director.

Traffic has been stopped on the M1 southbound this morning. (Picture via Highways England)

TRAFFIC: Long delays on the M1 southbound due to two separate crashes

Emergency services have stopped traffic on the M1 travelling southbound this morning (Wednesday).
Peter Borg-Neal

Owner of popular pub-restaurant operator shortlisted for top industry honour

The shortlist for the 35th Catey Awards has revealed that Peter Borg-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oakman Inns & Restaurants, the operators of 22 venues across the Home Counties, Midlands and beyond has been shortlisted for a top honour.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

The scene of the crash. Picture via @HighwaysEMIDS

Long delays for drivers on the M1 in Northamptonshire with reports a car has spun around on the carriageway

An accident is causing delays on the M1 in Northamptonshire this morning (Monday).

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Iconic Victorian Northamptonshire landmark preserved for decades to come

A historic Grade II listed landmark in Daventry District, near Rugby, is undergoing work which will preserve it for decades to come.

Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

Francis Powell, finance director at Butchers Pet Care

Multimillion-pound investment helps Daventry cat and dog food makers feed '10 pets per second'

A Daventry cat and dog food maker claims it feeds "10 pets per second" thanks to a multimillion-pound cash grant that has helped boost its productivity.

RBS is closing branches

RBS to close 162 branches and axe 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales.

Second of May at Serendipity in Sheaf Street

Daventry shop celebrates 50 years of trading

A Daventry town centre shop is celebrating 50 years of trading.
Daventry town centre

Daventry town centre businesses offered council grants to spruce up shopfronts and boost economy

Daventry town centre businesses are being offered grants by the district council to help them give their shopfronts a makeover and boost the local economy.
Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.


5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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